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#Nurses

# nurses - Sunday 3 September, 2017

'Ireland's nursing crisis could be eclipsed if US nurses weren't being denied access to work here'

US nurses who are being denied access to work here can’t find the adaptation courses they’re being told to take.

# nurses - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

'I want nurses to go back to conventional nursing - that's what drives me every day'

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight we profile CliniShift.

# nurses - Monday 12 June, 2017

There's been a 96% drop in EU nurses going to work in the UK since Brexit

Last July, 1,304 nurses from the EU registered in the UK but only 46 registered this April.

# nurses - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Minister insists no child will lose mental health place after 'indefensible' closure of beds

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin urged the government to intervene.

# nurses - Friday 12 May, 2017

Following chocolate comments, HSE says 'incentives' have helped vaccination rate rise 50%

“Vaccine hesitancy is increasingly becoming a major issue,” a HSE spokesperson said.

# nurses - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Chocolate could encourage nurses to get flu vaccine, committee hears

There was a discussion around what is causing a mistrust of vaccines, which have eradicated many diseases in Ireland.

# nurses - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

These are the most overcrowded hospitals in the country

There’s been an improvement in Dublin, but things are getting worse in other counties.

# nurses - Friday 7 April, 2017

Crisis averted? 1,200 nurses and midwives to be hired by end of year

Health Minister Simon Harris has said that the measures offer nurses and midwives “enhanced opportunities to advance their careers”.

# nurses - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Nurses have deferred industrial action planned for Tuesday

The INMO says it will ballot on WRC recommendations.

# nurses - Sunday 12 February, 2017

'Grave doubts' that Irish hospitals could cope with a massive disaster

“We would struggle to deliver care” warns consultant in emergency medicine as waiting lists and overcrowding dominate health sector.

# nurses - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

'No overtime, no cross cover' from nurses and midwives after 7 March

The government’s proposals to deal with staffing problems were criticised as “too little too late”.

# nurses - Monday 9 January, 2017

As hospitals recover from record-high trolley crisis, staff are considering a strike

Hospital staff are being asked whether they wish to strike over payments and career progression measures.

# nurses - Saturday 31 December, 2016

HSE hires over a hundred people at recruitment event aimed at returning nurses

The three-day event was aimed at luring Irish nurses who were home for the Christmas period.

# nurses - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Harris wants to woo Irish nurses home, but only 36 turned up on first day of recruitment drive

The HSE is hosting three open recruitment days for nurses and midwives in Dublin over the Christmas period.

The gap between private pensions and public pensions has the government worried

Enda Kenny said Minister Paschal Donohoe will not deal with its strategy for public pay until the Public Pay Commission sends its report.

# nurses - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Health Minister: 'I don't believe the threat of industrial action helps anyone'

Siptu has announced a ballot of more than 25,000 support staff.

Irish nurses home for Christmas encouraged to attend HSE recruitment days

Industrial action is looming in the new year as nurses claim they are understaffed and overworked.

# nurses - Thursday 15 December, 2016

"We've had enough": Nurses have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action

The industrial action – including one-day stoppages – will begin in February.

# nurses - Saturday 26 November, 2016

FactCheck: Nursing union leader Liam Doran's claims about the Irish health service

The INMO General Secretary made a series of claims on Claire Byrne Live this week. Here’s our FactCheck roundup.

# nurses - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Poll: Is it time for a new public sector pay agreement? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it time for a new public sector pay agreement?

Current starting salaries for gardaí, nurses, and teachers are still lagging significantly behind their 2010 equivalents.

How do wages of gardaí, nurses and teachers measure up to six years ago?

This year has already seen industrial unrest among doctors, nurses, teachers and gardaí.

# nurses - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Public sector unions are not happy about garda pay increases

The government, however, has insisted it will not move on the timetable set out in the Lansdowne Road Agreement.

# nurses - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Questions raised after memo said patients could be removed with "minimum force" HSE

Questions raised after memo said patients could be removed with "minimum force"

Minister for Health Simon Harris said that the rescinded memo was “utterly offensive and unacceptable”.

'I don't want to see that happen': Risk of row backs on garda resources without Lansdowne, says minister

Minister Paschal Donohoe is holding the line that the Lansdowne Road Agreement is the only show in town.

# nurses - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Government says it 'can only spend each euro once' as nurses to ballot for industrial action

Members reported extreme anger from nurses and midwives in the front line which sparked an appetite for industrial action.

# nurses - Friday 4 November, 2016

More unions line up to question Lansdowne Road as all-out industrial strife looms

Bodies representing thousands of workers are calling for talks following the offer made to gardaí.

# nurses - Monday 24 October, 2016

Eight out of ten people think lower paid gardaí, teachers and nurses should have their pay increased

It comes as up to 500 schools are set to close on Thursday unless progress is made on the issue of pay scales for teachers who qualified after 2011.

# nurses - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Poll: Should there be mandatory jail terms for people who assault medical staff? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be mandatory jail terms for people who assault medical staff?

Frontline employees have to work in very difficult environments.

# nurses - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Enda Kenny says money is there to fill Mater job, but no one has applied

Professor Kevin Walsh, Consultant Cardiologist at the Mater Hospital has raised concerns about resources.

"In Ireland, you're like a zombie by the end of the week": Irish nurse on why she's working in Australia

A registered nurse in their first year would earn €200 less per week in Ireland than a nurse in the same position in Australia.

# nurses - Thursday 13 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge This woman had an excellent response to being called 'just a nurse' Proud

This woman had an excellent response to being called 'just a nurse'

“I have helped babies into the world, many of whom needed assistance to take their first breath, and yet I am just a nurse.”

Thousands of nurses to see pay rise of at least €1,000 next year

The Minister for Health has announced the restoration of their increments.

# nurses - Sunday 9 October, 2016

The HSE spent nearly €200 million on agency staff in seven months

Tommy Broughan said the figures are “staggering”.

# nurses - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

"They're not about dying and giving up": Here's how the Irish public misunderstands hospices

Our Lady’s Hospice in Harold’s Cross has a hair salon, a therapy golden retriever Rían, and an oratory to host services such as christenings and weddings.

# nurses - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Tallaght's psychiatric nurses 'exhausted and frustrated' by staff shortages

The Psychiatric Nurses Association will meet tomorrow to discuss their next move after commencing industrial action on Wednesday.

# nurses - Sunday 19 June, 2016

A terminally ill doctor wants all hospital staff to introduce themselves to patients Hello My Name Is This post contains videos

A terminally ill doctor wants all hospital staff to introduce themselves to patients

St James’s Hospital in Dublin has signed up to her campaign.

# nurses - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Will there be a summer of strikes? There's trouble brewing on several fronts

2016 has not been a good year for industrial relations.

# nurses - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Irish nurses are abused so often that many don't bother reporting it

INMO’s 97th Annual Delegate Conference kicks off tomorrow morning.

# nurses - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Foreign hospitals are looking to hire Irish nurses this weekend

And the INMO says many are going to go.

# nurses - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Poll: Should new gardaí, nurses, and teachers be better paid? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should new gardaí, nurses, and teachers be better paid?

A key industrial relations figure has said that if the gardaí and others cannot attract new recruits then their pay-scales need to be revisited.

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